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I have been involved in this process since 1975, when the Artificial Intelligence Corporation began to develop ROBOT, the prototype of INTELLECT, a commercially viable natural language interface to data base systems which has been on the market since 1981. In this article, I will discuss AI technology transfer with particular reference to my experiences with the commercialization of INTELLECT. Next, I will describe my interpretation of the present market structure for AI products and some specific marketing perspectives. I will then briefly describe the product INTELLECT and its capabilities as an example of a stateof-the-art commercial system. Next, I will describe some of the experiences, which I think are typical, that my company has encountered in commercializing INTELLECT Finally, I will summarize my main points and give some advice to AI researchers who are planning to commercialize their systems.

What's The Best Programming Language To Learn If You Want To Work At A Big Software Company?

Forbes - Tech

Which programming language should you learn if you want a job at Google, Amazon, Facebook or any big software company? In the ideal case, you know the same programming language as the people who will evaluate you technically. Your experience is compelling enough that you are chosen to be interviewed. Your approach to problem solving and coding is crystal clear, and since the interview is fluent in the programming language you use, they can admire your handiwork and be duly impressed. In a more typical case, the interviewer knows several programming languages and is best at one.

Top Chatbot Solution Companies


FreshLime is building a next-generation customer engagement platform for locally-focused businesses. It is a multi-channel platform that gathers data from marketing, point of sale, and customer data, enabling merchants to develop and implement targeted marketing campaigns to increase customer spend and frequency. Rasa Technologies provides the standard infrastructure layer for developers to build, improve, and deploy better AI assistants. The Company offers an open-source machine learning tools for developers to create contextual text and voice-based chatbots and assistants. Rasa Technologies serves customers in the United States and Germany.

Apple Shazam: Why is the US company buying the music app?

BBC News

In fact, it's been a while since the song-identifying software squeezed its way into the iOS App Store's top 10. So, why has Apple confirmed it is "combining" its business with that of the smaller London company? It has not revealed the price it is paying, but the sum is rumoured to be as much as $400m (£300m), which would make it one of Apple's most expensive takeovers to date. The US technology giant also hasn't disclosed its motivations beyond saying that it has "exciting plans in store". But there are several reasons the deal may have appealed.

9 predictions for AI in 2017


AI has been hot in 2016, and it's not cooling off anytime soon. The investments, acquisitions, trials, reorganizations and breakthroughs of the past year have set the AI industry up to have tremendous impact over the next twelve months. We'll stop talking about far-fetched, man-versus-machine Skynet predictions and instead figure out how to harness AI to turn the slag pile of big data into the orderly summit of our dreams. The hype curve will calm down as people realize what AI can do and is doing, and thus form more realistic pictures of what it will do. We'll embrace AI as critical for our economic productivity.